Egypt arrests Salafist leaders over protest call

Egyptian security forces have arrested five Salafist leaders after their hardline Islamist group called for a protest against the army later this week, authorities said on Monday.

Protest against Joe Biden's visit to Turkey

About 300 people have protested US Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Turkey, chanting: "Biden get out. This country is ours."

Laishram Sarita controversy: Boxing India to set-up disciplinary committee
Laishram Sarita controversy: Boxing India to set-up disciplinary committee

Despite all the clamouring for help and recent open support from Sachin Tendulkar, Laishram Sarita Devi's plight is becoming hopeless, and thus reducing the pride of Indian boxers, their dignity and the right to protest.

Varanasi: BHU students protest turns violent

A protest by students of Banaras Hindu University demanding restoration of the students union to its earlier self on Thursday turned violent as they set a vehicle on fire and closed the varsity gates, forcing police to resort to lathicharge and fire several rounds in the air.

Students protest turns violent on BHU campus,vehicle set afire

 A protest by students of Banaras Hindu University demanding restoration of the students union to its earlier self on Thursday turned violent as they set a vehicle on fire and closed the varsity gates, forcing police to resort to lathicharge and fire several rounds in the air.

Thousands protest in Spain over Western Sahara

Several thousand people demonstrated in Madrid on Sunday in support of independence for the disputed territory of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony in northwestern Africa.

Thousands in fresh Mexico protest over student massacre

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Mexico on Friday to demand justice for 43 students feared to have been massacred by drug-gang hitmen working in cahoots with corrupt police.

Pope targeted by explicit protest on St Peter`s square

Femen, the women`s rights group known for topless protests, took their act to a new level of provocation on Friday with an explicitly sexually suggestive demonstration in front of the Vatican.

Pakistan court declares protest leaders as absconders

 The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Friday declared Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahirul Qadri as "absconders" in a case related to an attack on a senior police officer during a blockade of the Pakistan Television (PTV) and parliament buildings by protesters Sep 1.

Families of missing Mexico students on protest tour

 Family members of 43 missing students apparently murdered by a criminal gang have set out on a week-long protest tour of Mexico. The government admits the country will suffer economically because of the case.

Nursery student allegedly molested in Kolkata, parents stage protest

Alleging that a nursery student here was allegedly molested, scores of angry parents and guardians Monday staged a demonstration claiming inaction by the school.

Clashes, general strike in north Israel after shooting

Clashes and demonstrations took place across Israel Sunday as police raised alert levels nationwide amid a wave of anger over the deadly shooting of a young Arab-Israeli.

Meghalaya registers protest against Assam police firing

Meghalaya on Sunday registered strong protest against Assam police for firing and injuring a Deputy Superintendent of Police after failing to take cognisance on information provided to them during a counter insurgency operation along the interstate border.

Libyan protesters seize eastern oil port as Benghazi toll hits 300

Libyan state security guards have started a protest at the 120,000 barrel per day Hariga oil port in the east, halting all oil exports from the terminal, a Libyan oil official said on Saturday.

Thousands protest in Romania over presidential vote

Some 10,000 people protested in Romania on Saturday, accusing the government of limiting voting from citizens living abroad in last weekend`s presidential polls.

Clashes in Belgium as 100,000 protest against new government

Belgian riot police fired tear gas and water cannon during clashes with demonstrators Thursday as at least 100,000 people marched through Brussels in the first mass protests against the new government`s austerity measures.

Bengaluru rape case: Parents meet school, police administration

In the wake of rising crimes against children in Bengaluru, a delegation of parents held a meeting with the school and police administration here on Wednesday following which the authorities agreed to resume the classes with intensified security measures from Thursday.

Burkina Faso Army defiant as protesters denounce power grab

The Burkina Faso army seized control of the national television headquarters and the capital`s main square on Sunday in defiance of calls by the international community and thousands of demonstrators to hand over power to civilian rule.

Protest outside police HQ over Trilokpuri riots

 A group of Jawaharlal University (JNU) students Saturday protested outside the Delhi Police headquarters alleging discrimination against the minority community in the communal violence that hit east Delhi`s Trilokpuri.

Congress workers block Bajwa's car, seek his removal from party post

 Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa today had a direct face-off with agitating party workers, who were demanding his removal and asking him to go back, here.